Kōrero: Diving and snorkelling

Sinking the Wellington (2 o 2)

Sinking the Wellington

On 13 November 2005, the former Royal New Zealand Navy frigate Wellington was sunk off Wellington’s south coast to become a diving attraction. Scuttled with low-impact explosive charges in front of thousands of onlookers along the coast, the vessel took just two minutes to sink to the sea floor.

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Private collection
Photograph by Robert Schofield

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Diving and snorkelling - Underwater beauty', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9003/sinking-the-wellington (accessed 15 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006